Human Resources Manager

Norwegian Refugee Council, Yangon, Myanmar

Skill Required:, HR and Admin
Preferred Experience: 
3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
19th May, 2021

Job Description

Role and responsibilities

The purpose of the HR & Administration Manager is to be responsible that the HR and Administration systems are according to NRC standard and to support programme/project implementation.

The following is a brief description of the role.

Generic responsibilities

  • Implement NRC’s HR and admin systems and procedures
  • Ensure that country set up adhere to Employment standards, HR policy and other NRC policies
  • Ensure compliance with the local labor law
  • Training, support, control and development of HR teams
  • Support and train of all staff with Senior Management Team and line managers such as HR processes and personnel cases.
  • Management of the HR and Administration team
  • Provide regular HR analysis and reports
  • Ensure safe and standardized filing of personnel documents in all offices
  • Promote the rights of refugees in line with the advocacy strategy

Specific responsibilities

  • Advice and guide on recruitment, induction, staff development, performance management, reward etc.
  • Responsible for initiating, develop and implement the strategic HR ambition such as Work force planning
  • Responsible to provide strategic inputs in the development of NRC Myanmar strategy
  • Lead the roll out of the HRMIS System in Myanmar
  • HR focal point for handling HR related investigations on breaches of Code of Conduct
  • Coordinate with relevant authorities and partners (Social Security Organization, Medical/Health insurance company, Ministry of Labor, Legal Advisor)


Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:

Professional competencies

These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.

Generic professional competencies:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience from working as a senior HR Manager in humanitarian/recovery context
  • Minimum 5 years of experience from working as HR Manager
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal


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